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The announcement the UK Government has made to stamp out all 'avoidable plastics' in 25 years in an ambitious plan has sparked numerous opinions from decision-makers, industry and environmentalists. more

11 Jan 2018 09:42 industry

The plastics industry in Turkey is an active and growing one, but with instability in the fast-developing country, what do the coming years spell for the marketplace? more

8 Jan 2018 14:13 industry

Plastics Recyclers Europe has released a set of quality guidelines for bales of plastics for recycling in order to drive the market towards circularity. more

5 Dec 2017 10:03 industry

Baling guidelines from PRE should clear up practice guidelines for plastic recyclers across the EU. more

1 Dec 2017 11:21 industry

Despite a disastrous fall in reputation for plastic cladding since the Grenfell Tower disaster in London, the EPDA is adamant that polymers in construction are the best option for flame resistance. more

27 Nov 2017 16:37 materials

Royal DSM plastics will feature in Toyota's racing cars for 3D printed parts and testing of performance plastics. more

7 Nov 2017 15:29 materials

Arburg, Engel, Netstal and Negri Bossi have joined Germany's VDMA to release its latest Euromap data exchange. more

11 Oct 2017 16:13 industry

A Spanish research centre has set up a network of plastic companies and public agencies in Jaén, Andalusia. more

9 Oct 2017 16:38 industry

Proctor and Gamble is blazing a fresh trail for circularity in plastic production by launching a washing up liquid bottle produced from 100 per cent recycled and ocean plastics. more

5 Oct 2017 12:28 industry

DSM high-temperature plastics successfully replace metal in charge air cooler end cap application. more

2 Oct 2017 16:37 materials

The President of Plastic Recyclers Europe has called on recyclers to drive quality upwards after the Bordergate Sword laws can into effect. more

25 Sep 2017 16:19 materials

Two studies by leading plastics environmental analysts Jenna Jambeck and Roland Geyer have worked out the total amount of plastics every made - and the low proportion recycled. more

4 Aug 2017 15:58 industry

An updated Manufacturing Execution System is helping BNL Plastics Bearings expand its global business. more

4 Aug 2017 14:02 industry

The term "medical grade" is difficult to pin down, but ALBIS Plastic is helping customers navigate the market to find the best service package for a polymer suitable for each individual medical application. more

27 Jun 2017 10:17 materials

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AIMPLAS

Spanish research centres AIMPLAS and AINIA effectively joined 300 leaders in the global packaging industry to talk sustainable innovation. more

22 Jun 2017 12:23 industry

SolveTech's Rob Lawrence explores how the new Standard Test Method for Determining Plastic Film Thickness and Thickness Variability using a Non-Contact Capacitance Thickness Gauge will improve quality and innovation. more

13 Jun 2017 11:00 machinery

RPC Superfos has designed new tubs for Atria Finland’s Forssan salads. more

2 Jun 2017 11:56 industry

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Stratasys

Most-read European plastics headlines: May 2017

Our roundup of the most-read stories on the EPPM website in May has been distinctly materials-focused this time around, with some amazing examples of how plastics technology is bringing higher mechanical properties to manufacturing. more

30 May 2017 09:41 editor's blog

The British Plastics Federation has announced its new president, Bruce Margetts, to succeed David Hall. more

26 May 2017 15:46 industry

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GSIC

Munch ado about mothlings: Caterpillars eat plastic bags, creating ethylene glycol syrup for PET production. more

28 Apr 2017 15:53 industry

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